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Wilderness Dog Sled Ride and Tour

Highlights
  • 2-hour Alaska dog sled tour from Seward
  • Learn about dog mushing and race training, Iditarod equipment, and Alaska's wilderness

  • Get photo ops with the dog sled team and exuberant husky puppies

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Wilderness Dog Sled Ride and Tour
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1:45 Wilderness Dog Sled TourMost Popular
Visit Mitch Seavey's Iditarod Champion Racing Kennel. Meet 90 Huskies, Mush 2 Miles on Wheeled Summer Sled. Cuddle Adorable Husky Puppies, and Learn About the Iditarod.
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3:10 Wilderness Dog Sled Ride
Visit Mitch Seavey's Iditarod Champion Racing Kennel. Meet 90 Huskies, Mush 2 Miles on Wheeled Summer Sled. Cuddle Adorable Husky Puppies, and Learn About the Iditarod.
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10am Wilderness Dog Sled Ride
Visit Mitch Seavey's Iditarod Champion Racing Kennel. Meet 90 Huskies, Mush 2 Miles on Wheeled Summer Sled. Cuddle Adorable Husky Puppies, and Learn About the Iditarod.
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Overview

Ride a dog sled through Alaska's wilderness trails on a 2-hour tour from Seward. In addition to your sled ride, you get to tour the kennel, cuddle husky puppies, and learn about canine athletic training. The sleds feature comfortable, padded seats and wheeled summer sleds that allow you to experience a dog sled ride regardless of the weather. 

What to Expect

Your tour starts with afternoon pickup from your hotel and transfer by van to the dog sled headquarters. Your guide shares a brief overview of dog mushing, then takes you out to meet the furry stars of the team. Your guides introduce you to some of the more than 90 dogs and answer questions about the canine athletes.

Watch as your guide gets the dog team harnessed up, then step into your sled for your ride into the wilderness. The all-weather sled is equipped with comfortable padded seats and tires for warmer conditions. Have time for photo ops of Alaska's natural beauty and the dogs at work as you ride through the woods.

After your sled ride, return to the kennel area to see the adorable puppies. Have time to play with the husky pups and pose for photos. Then learn about the supplies needed for the Iditarod, and watch a demonstration about harnesses, training, and race strategy for the dogs.

Your 2-hour tour ends with return transfer to your hotel in Seward.

 

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Reviews (50)
1 - 5 of 49 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
So much fun and puppies!!

This was such a fun day. Started out with a visit to the puppies - so much fun and cute! Then we got to learn about the history of the family, see the sled that won in the prior year's race, and learn about what...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JenG1234
Reviewed 26 September 2018
Great Outing!

What a fun day. We drove from Anchorage to Seward and it's an absolutely beautiful drive along side the Turnagain Arm. Takes 2 hours but it passes quickly with the views. The bus picked us up at the train station and our guide Elyssa was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jlslhills
Reviewed 10 September 2018
Great Day!!!

We were on a 7 day cruise with Royal Caribbean and the cruise ended in Seward. We were on the 6pm Dome car Train ride to Anchorage but needed something to do for the day. Well this was the perfect choice!! We were able to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank VacationLover43
Reviewed 10 September 2018
Fun for the kids, insightful view into a local way of life

We did the shorter tour with two young children. Yes the smell was ripe, but with 200 dogs, that is going to be tough to manage. Danny led our tour and he was a really informative, thoughtful, and kind guide. He was great with the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Allan W
Reviewed 10 September 2018
Mushing and puppies!

As a person getting on a cruise ship I was clueless! They walked me through the entire process and even suggested a later tour so that I could go have lunch on the ship and drop off our carry on bags. We then being clueless...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sara A
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Anne H
25 August 2018|
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Response from Eileen1117 | Reviewed this property |
I think you have enough time if you leave by 9 AM.
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5 August 2018|
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Response from Gretchen B | Reviewed this property |
It is best to visit in the morning. Most importantly, if the temperature is above 75 degrees, the tour may be cancelled as the warm weather is not good for the dogs
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